Posts by Joseph

Mackinac Island – No Cars Allowed

Let’s talk about Mackinac Island. This place is really unique…the island doesn’t allow cars except for emergency vehicles (and I swear that ambulance seemed narrow). The primary modes of transport are bikes and horses. Also it would appear as though their sole economic driver is tourism, and anyone who lives on the island likely works…

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One Month In. What we’ve been up to

This week’s video, some places we’ve been, Meagan’s race, and a few photos (at the bottom). I intended to get this out last week, but it didn’t work out. Our internet was terrible where we were and I couldn’t get a reliable signal fast enough to upload the video. This week’s video: St. Ignace, Michigan…

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We did it! We’re officially on the road!

We sold the house! We’re now officially full-time RVers. The video below is a round-up of a lot of recent vlogs we’ve created. I hope you enjoy it. The next video will be a destination style video of Traverse City and Sleeping Bear Dunes. Downsizing, a quick review When you’re buying a house, you look…

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Our Most Commonly Asked Questions about Full-Time RV Life

When we tell people we’re going to sell our house and travel the country for a year, it usually earns a few questions. What follows are the most common questions and our answers. What will you do with the house? Sell it. We thought about renting, AirBNB, Traveling Nurses, and all kinds of arrangements, but…

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We shall call her Bertie

We shall call her…Bertie When we named our travel trailer, we wanted it to be meaningful. We decided to name her after Bertell Eva Flippin. Meagan’s grandmother, who we all lovingly called Bertie. She was also known by Granny, Mawmaw, and GiGi (Great Grandma). Bertie went to be with the Lord in May of 2015.…

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We’re selling our home! Let the trip begin.

Holy Cow. You guys have flattered us. We posted an update to facebook about selling the house and beginning our journey, and we had so many encouraging comments. Our mailing list doubled overnight. It’s truly an honor to have you on board. Without further ado, let’s get started. On August 1, we accepted an offer…

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Best Affordable Inflatable Boats for RV Travel

We’ll be traveling across the US with our truck and travel trailer, and we want to capitalize on the beautiful places we’re going to visit, including waterways. I have a 16ft Canoe, but it’s a little too big to haul with my truck and trailer. So I was looking for inflatable boats that would work…

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Humpback Rocks – An Overlook to Remember

A couple of weeks ago, we hiked the humpback rocks trail on the blue ridge parkway in Virginia. We have been coming to Sherando lake for years, but haven’t really explored the beauty around this area. This year, we decided to make it a point to take advantage of the opportunity and see what was…

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Liam’s Jellybeans

A couple months ago, we noticed lumps on our youngest son Liam’s neck. At his next doctor’s visit, we asked about it. After giving him antibiotics for a bacterial infection, the lymph nodes got a lot smaller, so we thought we were good. A couple months later, they were large again. So, we went back…

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